This is Thanksgiving Break. I’m finally home after taking Cardiology, Respiratory, Renal, Clinical Foundations of Medicine, Psychiatry and Neurology. It has been a very busy and intense year so far. I finished our Neurology final Sunday night and Monday afternoon I flew into Newark airport. Home is extremely relaxing with the exception of my dogs… Read more >>
This is where you’ll hear what it’s really like at the University of Michigan Medical School. Students at each level of the program give you an intimate look at their med school lives—their insights, ‘ah-ha’ moments, frustrations and excitement.
This morning, I read an extremely well-written article in the New York Times about women in science. Here is the article for anyone who is interested in reading it. The article was a shock to me for several reasons. First, I did not excel in science and math as a high school student or in… Read more >>
This Saturday myself and three of my classmates participated in the Tour de Troit. It is a 30 mile bike ride around the city of Detroit. Roads are closed off and around 6,000 cyclists can take a leisurely ride around the city. I am not from Michigan and I have not spent a lot of… Read more >>
I’m back in Ann Arbor for the start of M2 year. By now, the first year medical students have begun their classes and we have less than a week before we begin M2 Cardiology. I remember seeing the M2 schedule last year and thinking that I could never learn that much material. I was unsure… Read more >>
I am currently on hold with customer service for American Airlines, which almost didn’t give me a seat on my flight leaving Quito this week. Waiting on hold is usually one of the most frustrating experiences that a person can have, but it has given me some time to reflect on my time abroad this… Read more >>
I am currently in Ecuador with the University of Michigan’s Quito Project. So far, the experience has been unbelievable. I arrived almost three weeks ago and I feel like my ability to navigate the city and my Spanish have improved markedly since then. There are six of us here now, but we’re working on two… Read more >>